When you work from home, there’s a bit of a catch 22 we all must overcome. You are delighted to be able to control everything about your workspace, but you may find that you get overwhelmed trying to set up the ideal work-from-home space. We’ve tackled the issue of creating space for a home office before, if you really are starting from scratch. Once you have the space picked out, consider some (or all!) of the following office gadgets for making your home office truly your own:

1. You have a flair for…flair:
Whether you’re a designer yourself, or you just love the color coordinate, Poppin should be your first stop for colorful desk accessories. Get it>>


2. You lack desk space for machinery:
If you don’t have room on your desk for a scanner, but still want digital copies of pretty much anything, a portable Wi-Fi scanner wand will do the trick. Get it>>


3. You like to DIY:
Do you love portability, mason jars, and doing-it-yourself? Then this mason jar smartphone amplifying speaker kit is for you, my friend. Get it>>


4. You don’t like to share your screen:
If you have photos on your phone that you want to share with clients, but don’t want them to see an ill-timed text, wow them with this smartphone projector. Get it>>


5. You have a little OCD:
If you do end up showing a client something on your phone, and can’t bear the shame of them seeing how dirty your screen is, try these handy misters. Get it>>


6. You have a little ADD:
No matter how well-planned your working environment, everybody needs a break sometimes. Shoot some free throws and unwind with this desktop hoop. Get it>>


7. You can’t be away from your Apple Watch:
If the only thing you hate more than cords on your desk is an un-charged Apple Watch, you’ll want to snag a stylish aluminum charging stand. Get it>>


8. You enjoy a good laugh:
No matter how much you love working from home, you might still need a chuckle sometimes. Luckily, this chameleon tape dispenser exists. Get it>>


9. You have commitment issues:
If you’re like me, you like to make notes and edits, but hate marking up your pristine books (or someone’s draft) with a pen. Ghost sticky notes are here for us. Get it>>


10. You run a tight ship:
Now that you’ve got that Apple Watch charging cord taken care of, it’s time to wrangle the other cords on your desk with tiny grippers. Get it>>


11. You like to kick it old school:
If you’re unapologetically nostalgic for the past, treat yourself to a USB typewriter that turns your tablet into a time machine. Get it>>


12. You need a little liquid motivation:
If you really love having a cold beer (or whatever your preference) after a day’s work, chill a single can on your desktop to look forward to all day. Get it>>


13. You want to be more active:
We’ve all heard about the dangers of sitting all day, but when you work in a public office, you feel silly working at a treadmill desk…but not in a home office! Get it>>


14. You want to be less active:
Some people might judge you for having a self-stirring coffee mug, but hey—you work hard. Get it>>


15. You like to have it all:
Do you require your desk organizer to have a card reader, pen holder, photo stand, phone charger and cup holder? You’re in luck. Get it>>


Did we miss any of the gadgets that help you make your home office your favorite room in the house? Tell us about them in the comments!

About the Author: Sarah Matista is the Content Marketing Manager at Webs, where she also manages marketing for Pagemodo – a suite of social media tools. Loves marketing, small businesses, and whales. Get more from Sarah on the Webs Blog, Twitter, and Google+.

3 Responses

  1. Reply
    Adegboyega O. Ogunmola
    Jun 08, 2015 - 04:52 PM

    It is quite good looking and interesting to have the essential gadgets for an office.
    Most businesses of the modern world have become very successful because they are optimised and standard, considering the equipment and expertise they are working with. A home business or solopreneur often needs the necessary tools that will enhance an engagement with the social network and business enterprise.
    I want to say, that managing and developing of businesses and strategies should be accompanied by a collection of tool, material and people, for the maximum output of work.
    I appreciate your post on the essential gadgets for an home office.
    Thank you.

  2. Reply
    ManMohan Singh
    Jun 10, 2015 - 03:01 AM

    Hello Sarah Matista,
    I enjoyed your post very much and the list you have shared is very unique, interesting, and innovative.
    Thanks for sharing.

  3. Reply
    Jun 12, 2015 - 01:26 PM

    Where is the “Easy” button that instantly gives me enough money so I don’t have to work anymore?? 🙂

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